Chamber Member organizations across the state are answering the call to support the coronavirus (COVID-19) response effort.

Facility Services Group specializes in commercial interior maintenance. Much of their work is floor maintenance, and disinfecting spaces. FSG began disinfecting back in 2014 to protect employees when entering spaces. As the recent crisis began to set in, they immediately started to focus on their disinfecting services for not only their staff, but also for their customers.

Sheri Gorman’s from the FSG Business Development office and was asked if they could provide services for Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center in Wilmington. Hilltop needed their offices disinfected and to begin preparation for re-opening their doors. FSG wants to give back to our local community and want members to feel safe and comfortable.

For more information on FSG, please contact Sheri Gorman, at sherig@fsgmaintenance.com or visit their website www.fsgmaintenance.com.

Article originally posted on the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce website.

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